COLLEGE OF EDUCATION | December 2017
 
 
Building Washington’s
bilingual educator
capacity
 
 
 

The College will prepare more teachers to serve the state’s growing number of dual language classrooms with help from a $2.4 million grant providing scholarships for teacher candidates.

 
 
 
Two young boys by stream
 

Study shows investing in expanded learning quality matters

 

A new UW effort aims to provide greater access to high-quality out of school time learning environments.

 
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Teacher candidate
 

Professor explores ‘The Struggle for the Soul of Teacher Education’

 

In his latest book, Ken Zeichner delves into current controversies and conversations over teacher education and offers a vision for a new, more socially-just model of preparing teachers.

 
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An evaluation of the Seattle Preschool Program by UW researchers indicates the biggest gains are going to children of color and dual language children.

 
 
 
Children with robot
 

Fostering the talents of early learners

 

All young children possess gifts and talents, and a new book by Professor Nancy Hertzog offers insights into how parents, teachers and administrators can help early learners develop their talents.

 
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Jazmyne Kellogg
 

Student aims to advance opportunity for all

 

As a little girl, Jazmyne Kellogg (Master’s in Education Policy) recalls that her mother would always say her favorite color was black.

 
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Newsmakers

 

Julie Van '17 on why math majors should take creative writing | UW early learning efforts in the spotlight | Soojin Oh Park on high-quality preschool | Ken Zeichner on teacher preparation | Cristina Gaeta '16 on building community for all students | PhD candidate Rhoan Garnett on the undermatch phenomenon

 
 
 
Leading from the inside
 

Video Spotlight: Leading from the inside

 

By shifting the role of district leaders from evaluators of teachers to collaborators with teachers, a UW College of Education research-practice partnership aims to drive sustainable improvement in instruction. Learn how UW researchers and Federal Way School District educators are partnering to build school leaders’ ability to support and advance great teaching for all students.

 
 
 

Student News

 

Caroline Black, a doctoral student in learning sciences and human development, is exploring the roles that parents play in supporting young children’s mental and emotional well-being. READ MORE

As a high school freshman, Scott Seaman struggled to apply himself in the classroom. Today, he supports principals statewide at the Association of Washington School Principals. READ MORE

For the past decade, doctoral student Weijia Wang has been on a journey to discover what makes an excellent teacher. READ MORE

Leonard on minority students in special education | Two students named Council for Exceptional Children scholars | Silvis co-authors chapter on learning with digital media  READ MORE

 
 

Alumni News

 

Noah Zeichner (MIT '04) and Diana Hess (PhD '98) were honored by the National Council for the Social Studies during its annual conference in November. READ MORE

Children’s author Robbins ‘66 to publish new books | Mun ‘15 receives dissertation award READ MORE

 
 

Around the College

 

Dietrich elected to early childhood leadership position | Knapp on building bridges in education | Suárez joins Institute for Science + Math Education research team | Two grants awarded to faculty READ MORE

 
 

COMING UP

 

View the College calendar for more upcoming events

 
Katie Headrick Taylor
 

Cyberlearning Tools for Mobile, Community Engaged and Connected Learning

 

With Professor Katie Headrick Taylor
Dec. 6 - Noon
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Diane Ravitch
 

Diane Ravitch: Saving Public Education in the Trump-DeVos Era

 

April 24 - 7:30 p.m.
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Teacher with elementary student
 

Center for Multicultural Education Symposium

 

Commemorating the Past and Envisioning the Future
April 27 - 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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